Captain Elijah Arnold Teague

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Captain Elijah Arnold Teague

Birthplace: North Sassafras Parish, Cecil, Maryland, United States
Death: before 1780
Ninety Six, Greenwood County, South Carolina, United States
Place of Burial: Black Jack, Newberry, South Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Abel Teague and Isabella E. Teague
Husband of Ailsey Teague
Father of Joshua Teague; John Teague; Samuel Teague; Susannah Summers; Elijah Arnold Teague, Jr + and 3 others
Brother of Mary Teague; Reverend Edward Teague; Moses Teague, Sr.; Abraham Teague; Charity Swaim and 8 others

Occupation: Captain, French & Indian War
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About Captain Elijah Arnold Teague

A Patriot of the American Revolution for SOUTH CAROLINA. DAR Ancestor # A132130

The Ancestral File Records say he was born at St. Mary Anne's Cecil, MD

Married: He married Ailsey Davis. She was born 1726. She died 1791.

Elijah Teague is listed in the Grand Jury List 1776-1778 in the 96th District, S. Carolina on the Little River between the Broad and Saluda Rivers.

He removed with his father from Frederick County, Virginia to Rowan County, North Carolina in 1756; removed with his brother, Joshua Teague (c 1732-1804) to South Carolina in 1767; Elijah settling in Newberry County.

Elijah was a Captain in the Continental Army and was killed by Torries near Black Jack, Newberry County, South Carolina.

In George Pemberton's (1819-1878) Summary: "My grandmother on my mother's side was named Susan Teague. Her father was Elijah Teague, a Captain in the old Revolutionary War; was captured by a squad of 8 Tories, and hung. He had 3 sons who followed the 8 Tories, and killed all of these except (1) Ned Mitchuseson."

The account of his murder by Tories is found in "Quakers in S. Carolina Backcountry, Part II-Bush River" by Williard C Heiss, 1969.

Alice resided during the American Rev. at Black Jack, 96th District, South Carolina, now Newberry, and acted in the capacity of patriot by rendering material aid to the Army. She furnished provisions and forage for militia use.

Also listed in "Stub Entries to Indents issued in payment of Claims against South Carolina growing out of the Revolution, Books 157 #318 Book s is Mrs Alee Teague. After the murder of her husband, she continued to supply the militia from her farm. ( In this record the C was miscopied as an E.) The next entry in the book is to her son Samuel Teague.

Alice is listed in the DAR Patriot Index p 2896 PS SC

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Captain Elijah Arnold Teague's Timeline

May 1, 1726
North Sassafras Parish, Cecil, Maryland, United States
January 1739
Cecil County, Maryland, United States
Frederick, Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States
March 2, 1759
Rowan, North Carolina, United States
August 11, 1761
Rowan, NC, United States
September 2, 1767